Hotel Duca Della Corgna
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... an Ikea-like route through the town, when all of a sudden we were all stunned by the sight in front of us. Visible through the crack of the windy road was a massive, exceptionally colorful cathedral. Kristi likened it to seeing the Treasury in Petra for the first time. As we came into the square in front of the cathedral, we came to see just how enormous the fašade of the church was. We all knew that we immediately needed to park and check this out, and ...
There was so much packing to do, as you can imagine, we have collected a few things along the way, Laurie made me dispense with a few things since I have had a little retail therapy! All is good though and we managed to squeeze everything in. Gea, our landlord, came around for a farewell drink, after she left we went into "Antica Enoteca" in via della Croce near the Spanish Steps for a pasta and a bottle of Nero d'Avola, yum, an early night, we have a big day ...
... spots to eat! We loved being at her home and walking the countryside. Toni gave us lots of tips and spent time over coffee chatting with us on several occasions. Roberta, Luke's Italian tutor, was so kind to coach us in our Italian pronunciation practice and give us lots of advice.
We enjoyed our favorite meals in Orvieto as well. The best pizza we have had so far was at a little trattoria by the train station outside ...
The food is delicious here so we thought..."Why not learn how to prepare it ourselves?" We were introduced to a lovely Italian woman named Loretta who took us into her kitchen and showed us how to make pasta. Making pasta is simple, especially when you get help from an Italian chef! It was fun to help her make it and watch the process of putting together a typical pasta dish from this area. Loretta didn't speak much English but I ...
... as the priests came out followed by a bishop and more.
The rest of the congregation ensued and as the crowd parted, the procession walked down the center of the street with the band tailing behind.
It was a really neat to be there to see the pomp and circumstance of the celebration. We asked someone later and discovered that it was San Giuseppe Day. ...